Human Resources Officer
  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: R/22/207129
  • Published: Thu 04/08/2022, 15:59 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 26/08/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £32,798 - £35,336
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Wirral, Hybrid Working, Merseyside

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Human Resources Officer

There has never been a more exciting time to join Wirral Council. We’ve got ambitious targets to meet and to achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are ready to deliver the very best for our communities. Our vision is to secure the best possible future for our residents, defined by the community prosperity we create and supported by our excellent people and services. If you strive to make a difference and want to be at the heart of our change and improvement journey, then this could be the perfect job for you.

About the Role:

As a HR Officer in the Employee Relations and Schools Team, you will give expert advice and guidance to council managers, school leaders and employees in relation to HR policies and procedures, to effectively deal with employment issues. This is a varied and exciting role which requires you to work flexibility, with the ability to analyse workforce information in order to identify issues and recommend solutions.

About the Candidate:

We are looking for determined and resilient HR generalist who can bring vision and a relentless drive to make things happen. You'll be a HR professional with a sound understanding of current and changing employment legislation. You’ll have experience of advising senior leaders on disciplinary, grievance, absence and performance management, TUPE and restructures. Above all, you’ll relish building relationships with a personal commitment to providing a high-quality HR Service.

If you have any questions in relation to the role, please contact Jenny Woods, HR Recruitment & Resourcing Manager at

Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council's Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances.

Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.

Applications can only be accepted through the Jobs page following registration.  Forms received via the post will not be processed.

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